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Oct 4, 2012 12:00pm CDT
membership doubled. there are 166 million users in the u-s. next a home appliance company apologizes for an anti-obama tweet made during last night's debate. also ahead the airplane seat saga may actually be over for american airlines after inspections began monday. and later in lunchbreak we're making pistachio crusted shrimp with braised brussels sprouts. [ "i'm only human" plays ] humans -- sometimes life trips us up. and sometimes, we trip ourselves up but that's okay. at liberty mutual insurance we can "untrip" you as you go through your life with personalized policies and discounts when you need them most. just call... and speak with a licensed representative about saving on your policy when you get married move into a new house... [crash!] or add a car to your policy. don't forget to ask about saving up to 10% when you combine your auto and home insurance with liberty mutual. security, coverage and savings. all the things humans need to make our beautifully imperfect world a little less imperfect. call... and lock in your rate for 12 months. li
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Oct 17, 2012 12:00pm CDT
surgery. >>an attorney for n-e-c-c says the company is cooperating with investigators. >>two u-s sailors are accused of raping and robbing a woman in japan. seaman christopher browning and petty officer third class skyler dozierwalker were arrested in okinawa yesterday. police say the sailors harassed the 27 year-old women outside a bar where they were drinking, then followed her into an empty street and attacked her. authorities claim dozierwalker confessed to the crime, while browning is denying the accusations. the u-s embassy in tokyo is promising to cooperate fully with japanese officials. >>a trial date is set for the man who shot and killed trayvon martin. an incident that sparked heated debates about race and gun rights. george zimmerman will go on trial on june 10th. he's charged with killing the 17 year-old during his shift as a neighborhood watch volunteer in sanford, florida back in february. he claims he acted in self- defense. but, prosecutors argue he suspected martin was about to commit a crime, confronted him and opened-fire. attorneys in the case expect the trial to
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Oct 18, 2012 12:00pm CDT
. mohammed said he believes the u- s government has killed more people in the name of national security than he is accused of killing. he made indirect references to the killing and burial at sea of osama bin laden, and the u.s. drone strikes that killed some of bin laden's top supporters. mohammed could face the death penalty if he's convicted. there are new questions as to whether the u-s consulate in libya was adequately protected. reuters reports the u-s state department hired an obscure british contractor to handle security. the security firm blue mountain hired guards who were armed only with flashlights and batons no firearms. security experts said the firm is virtually unknown. congress continues to investigate how militants were able to attack and kill four americans at the consulate last month. the teenage girl shot in the head and neck by the taliban for speaking out against the extremist group remains in stable condition and is making progress. doctors in england say 14 year- old malala yousafzai spent a third comfortable night at queen elizabeth hospital. they wouldn't comment
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Oct 2, 2012 12:00pm CDT
13th. a video posted appears to show him with a group of masked men. the u.s. state department has not verify the authenticity of this video. a spokesman says it appears to be staged. >>a cameraman for iran's president applies for asylum in the u-s. he came to the u-s with iranian leaders to attend the united nations general assembly in new york city last week. when the iranian delegation went home last thursday, he stayed behind. he claims he's afraid to return to iran because he's believed to be an opponent of the regime. his wife and two kids have escaped from iran for their safety. >> ten years after terrorizing a city and the country. one of the washington d-c snipers is sharing his story and his remorse. lee boyd malvo and john allen muhammad shot 13 people over a three-week period in 2002. the two chose their victims at random then shot them from the modified trunk of a car. ten of the victims died. muhammad was executed in 2009. malvo laughed about the shootings when he was arrested, but now says he is haunted by the brutality of his own actions. >>i am sorry. there i
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Oct 1, 2012 12:00pm CDT
percent advantage for obama. >>the u-s supreme court is expected to rule on affirmative action, voting rights, same sex marriage and other issues during the new term that begins today. on the docket today, a case that examines whether companies can be sued in u-s courts over human rights violations committed in other countries. next week, the justices are expected to hear arguments in a case challenging the use of racial preference in college adminissions. charges have been dropped against the man who allegedly attacked actress lindsay lohan over the weekend. christian labella was arrested this weekend after lohan claims he assaulted her in a new york hotel room. lohan claims labella grabbed her after she confronted him for taking pictures of her with his cellphone. both parties filed harrassment complaints against each other following the arrest. labella's arrest was voided when the assault charge could not be proven. labella is a former aide to illinois congressman john shimkus. >>investigators are expected to announce the results today of a new search for jimmy hoffa. two soil sampl
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Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm CDT
what shock,type >>the war in afghanistan has now entered its 12th year. the u-s led invasion started on october seventh of 2001, just weeks after the september 11th terror attacks. the invasion targeted al-qaeda and the taliban. nato had 130-thousand troops from 50-countries fighting in afghanistan at one point. troops have started pulling out, and all foreign combat troops will be gone by the end of 20-14. 32-hundred nato troops have been killed in the war, *21-hundred* of those were americans. >>mitt romney is looking to boost his credentials before debating again. he criticized president obama dealings with all the countries. he says last month's attack that killed four americans in libya was probably the work of the same forces that attacked the united states on 911. u.s. and allies will prevent iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. >>president obama is on a west- coast fundraising swing that's expected to add about 9-point-5 million dollars to his campaign warchest. mister obama was in los angles last night for a star-studded concert featuring katy perry stevie wonder and others
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Oct 10, 2012 12:00pm CDT
. also, the investigation into the attack that killed the u.s. ambassador to libya. lawmakers today hold a hearing on capitol hill. and later two major u.s. companies and their connection to horrifying undercover video showing the mistreatment of dairy cows. hey kev, how about a bike ride? huh? you're not my dad ahhhhh!!! hey honey, back feels better little dancing tonight, you and me? hey boy, you wanna go for a walk? dr. scholl's pro inserts with shock guard technology relieve different types of lower body pain by treating at the source so you're a whole new you. where is everybody? that's not your dad. go pro with dr. scholl's. i've worked hard to build my family. and also to build my career. so i'm not about to always let my frequent bladder urges, or the worry my pipes might leak get in the way of my busy lifestyle. that's why i take care with vesicare. once-daily vesicare can help control your bladder muscle and is proven to treat overactive bladder with symptoms of frequent urges and leaks day and night. if you have certain stomach or glaucoma problems, or trouble emptying your bl
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Oct 16, 2012 12:00pm CDT
on the u-s diplomatic mission in libya. the attack in benghazi killed u-s ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans. it has become an issue in the presidential campaign.. with the republicans seeking to use the attack to dent president obama's foreign policy credibility. clinton told c-n-n she wants to avoid any political "gotcha" or blame game and she takes responsiblity for what happened. >> certainly would not be knowledgeable about specific decisions that are made by security professionals. the republicans have focused in particular on the obama administration's shifting explanations for the attack. which clinton said were the result of the fog of war. victims of the theater shooting rampage in aurora, colorado have until november first to submit claims to the victims relief fund. nearly five million dollars has been donated for the victims. the fund administrator says 70- percent will go to the families of the 12 people who died and the victims who suffered permanent brain damage or paralysis. that's roughly 200-thousand dollars for each victim or family. the remaini
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Oct 25, 2012 12:00pm CDT
jamaica. u.s. airways is in hot water. ar >>hurricane sandy slammed into cuba early today. bringing winds up to 105 miles an hour. the category two storm came ashore with waves up to 29 feet. bringing up to 12 inches of rain. knocking out power and taking down trees. the hurricane hit jamaica with 80-mile-an-hour winds yesterday. damaging homes across the island. reports say 70 percent of the country was without power and more than a thousand people had to go to shelters. so far, two deaths are blamed on hurricane sandy. one in jamaica and one in haiti. hurricane warnings have been posted in the bahamas and a tropical storm warning is in effect along the east coast of florida. the hurricane is not expected to enter the gulf of mexico, where the u-s has extensive oil and gas installations. a teenager in colorado goes to court, an hour from now, to face charges of kidnapping and killing a ten-year-old girl. jessica ridgeway vanished on her way to school in suburban denver on october 5-th. her body was found last week in a park five miles from her home. police arrested 17-year-old austin s
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Oct 5, 2012 12:00pm CDT
, the investigation into the shooting death of a u.s. border agent in arizona. whether or not it was a case of "friendly fire". and a little girl offers her entire piggy bank to get back her stolen puppy. oh no, not a migraine now. try this... bayer? this isn't just a headache. trust me this is new bayer migraine. [ male announcer ] it's the power of aspirin plus more in a triple action formula to relieve your tough migraines. new bayer migraine formula. hi. ooh, that's so... i know what you're thinking. it's a hot white number, but what a hassle to care for! but i'm not worried... i use tide vivid detergent and boost. they keep my whites looking like new wash after wash. that's my tide. [ female announcer ] he could be your soul mate. but first you've got to get him to say hello. new crest 3d white arctic fresh toothpaste. use it with these 3d white products and whiten your teeth in just two days. new crest 3d white toothpaste. life opens up when you do. >> he was killed tuesday in arizona. mexican troops took him into custody. they tr
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Oct 11, 2012 12:00pm CDT
of "the dark knight rises." a senior security official at the u-s embassy in yemen was shot and killed earler this morning. qassem aqlani was leading the investigation into last month's protest and break-in at the embassy. gunman on motorcycles, shot at aqlani car while he was on his way to work in yemen's capital. investigators believe it may be the work of al-qaeda. a republican-led house oversight committee held its first congressional hearing. into the benghazi attack that killed u-s ambassador, chris stevens and three other americans. intially the white house claimed the attack was due to spontaneous outrage over a you- tube video. that claim has since been withdrawn. the state department says the attack was clearly the work of terroristsall sides did agree that the embassy was out- gunned. at the time of the attack, there were only five security agents at the compound. critics say, better security measures could have saved lives. just ahead claims for unemployment benefits plunge. and, still to come this midday. why staying warm this fall and winter will mean a more expensive he
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Oct 24, 2012 12:00pm CDT
on the u-s consulate in libya is in custody in tunisia. "ali al-harzi" reportedly posted an update about the attack on social media as it happened. sources close to the investigation say that post was one of the first clues about who was behind the attack that killed ambassador chris stephens and three others. u-s intelligence agencies are working with tunisian authorities, but have not questioned al-harzi directly. newly released emails show the obama administration knew within hours of the deadly attack that it was linked to terrorists. for weeks, officials said it was a spontaneous protest against an anti-muslim film. now c-n-n reports the white house received emails during the attack that an islamic militant group was claiming responsibility. president obama has since confirmed the attack was planned by militants with suspected links to al qaeda. officials have not commented on the emails. indiana's republican nominee for the u-s senate says pregnancy resulting from rape is god's intent. richard mourdock made the remarks during a debate when he >> is what is wrong with washington to
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Oct 31, 2012 12:00pm CDT
. >> forever 21 is being investigated by the u.s. labor department. officials say workers are paid for each garment they finish which ends up paying less than minimum wage. forever 21 issued a statement saying the company will work with investigators to address any issues. >> still coming up what experts say sandy may have cost in damages and losses. >> annie hall lien themed meal. we are making black rice and roasted pumpkin salad. my doctor told me calcium is efficiently absorbed in small continuous amounts. citracal slow release continuously releases calcium plus d with efficient absorption in one daily dose. citracal slow release. [ female announcer ] he could be your soul mate. but first you've got to get him to say hello. new crest 3d white arctic fresh toothpaste. use it with these 3d white products and whiten your teeth in just 2 days. new crest 3d white toothpaste. life opens up when you do. after two days of no trading the new york stock exchange is officially open for business. i live a few blocks away and have never seen so much media ther
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Oct 15, 2012 12:00pm CDT
to your doctor and go to vesicare.com for a free trial offer. >>former u.s. senator arlen specter has died. specter served five terms in pennsylvania most of it as a moderate republican. he switched to the democratic party in 2009. before his senate tenure specter served as asssistant counsel for the warren commission, as it investigated the assassination of president kennedy. >>arlen specter battled cancer since the 1990's. he was 82. >>president obama and his republican challenger, mitt romney, will face off tomorrow night in their second presidential debate. the debate's being held at hofstra university in hempstead, new york and the moderator will be c-n-n's candy crowley. it's a town hall format this time. obama and romney will field questions from more than a dozen undecided voters. the format is designed to produce interaction with the voters rather than heated exchanges between the candidates. >>the father of the u-s ambassador killed in an attack in libya says his son's death should not be politicized in the presidential campaign. mitt romney has criticized president obama for n
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Oct 19, 2012 12:00pm CDT
be in the cards for prudential plaza as well. the price of peanut butter may be coming down. u.s. peanut farmers are harvesting a record crop this year. the u.s. to permit of agriculture says this year's peanut harvest will blow to the record set in 2008. are you getting ready to pop the qu estion. diamond prices have fallen for 4 straight months. asian purchases slowed. today is the 25th anniversary of black monday. >> next expert car safety tips which warning lights should not be ignored. and still to come. the link between a high carb diet and alzheimer's disease. and live music this midday from doug james and the pocket. their mix of blues, rock funk and r&b has been gaining them fans across chicago. @? [ "i'm only human" plays ] humans -- sometimes life trips us up. and sometimes, we trip ourselves up but that's okay. at liberty mutual insurance we can "untrip" you as you go through your life with personalized policies and discounts when you need them most. just call... and speak with a licensed representative about saving on your policy when you get married move into a new house...
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Oct 22, 2012 12:00pm CDT
about 10-years ago. he graduated from wheeling high school in 19-85, and served four years in the u-s marines. he still has some family in rolling meadows. relatives say they are in shock over the whole situation. haughton's former neighbors from wheeling say he was someone they trusted. seemed like he had everything together. he had his wife and he was having a baby. nothing out of the ordinary. haughton also lived in northbrook shortly before moving to wisconsinthe search continues- for a woman from calumet city. 42-year-old gena has been missing since october 13th. police have charged live-in boyfriend clark with first degree murder. investigators say they found blood throughout the couple's home. outside the home, they found blood-stained woman's clothing broken furniture and a plastic shower curtain stained in blood. officials say clark discussed telling police where body was as long as he could get a deal. congressman jesse jackson junior is heading back to the mayo clinic. jackson has been on medical leave from his duties as representative of the second congressional district
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Oct 26, 2012 12:00pm CDT
is now the largest u-s city, to require pet store owners to sell only rescued animals. the city council voted 12 to 2 in favor of the bill. it's an effort to shut down puppy mills and reduce the number of pets euthanized each year. shelters in california take in about one million cats and dogs each year. about half of those animals end up killed. the law would still allow people to buy directly from breeders. and some pet store owners, who say they work with reputable breeders, say the law is unfair. chicago has already said if l.a. passes this law, it will follow suit. cycling union made it official. since armstrong was disqualified from 1998-2005 there will not be any declared winner. he will have to return the prize money he won. he has always denied the allegations. just ahead southwest airlines announces a new website for spanish speaking customers. and, still to come this midday. it's finally in stores. microsoft introduces their new "surface" tablet! and later in lunchbreak home- made ravioli. a delicious blend of ricotta, spinach and truffles! man, chanting, snapping fingers:
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Oct 9, 2012 12:00pm CDT
manages u.s. cellular field. quinn appointed this woman his chief spokesperson, kelly kraft, as executive director of the agency. she worked three years in the state budget office. but, she declared personal bankruptcy in 2009. the mayor says the job should go to someone with more financial management skills. will need to make sure that the people have the best professionals. i wish the mayor with stop doing this. this is a very good person. let's let a good person do heard ofher dress job. in a televised interview she says her son is not racist and the media portray him in a negative way. >> i believe in the judicial system. i believe he is innocent. our belief in justice. about 20-percent of americans say they have no religious affiliation more than double the number reported in 19-90 a "pew research center" study also found that for the first time... the number of americans who consider themselves protestant has fallen to less than half at 48-percent. catholics make up 22-percent. mormon 2-percent. other faiths 6-percent. and agnostic or atheist 20- percent. china's twin baby pandas
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Oct 12, 2012 12:00pm CDT
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Oct 29, 2012 12:00pm CDT
obesity in the u.s.. she is here to tell us about how the group and to give a little does a lot foundation helped obesity. >> we are going to be talking about the fund-raiser you have me involved in. tell me a little bit about sheanetics. >> it is a combination of yoga, tight cheek martial arts ... a lot of things together. and martial arts. the tide that to everything we do and everybody we meet. >> tell me about the health the initiative. you got a fund- raiser at the last factory coming off this thursday >> we do. it is a program we put together because we are having chicago lead the way to fight obesity which is a national crisis. you're talking about 70 percent of adults that are overweight or obese and 33% on a national basis of children. some wanted to put something together that would be able to give back to the school and children to help educate them and bring more awareness to the nation. >> i don't do solo gigs very often. i am working on it. >> there will be entertainment singing, it will be fun. >> jeff conway is going to be there and i will be there. >> we really wan
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Oct 30, 2012 12:00pm CDT
mountains and west virginia. in west virginia. the u.s. coast guard is continuing to search for the caption of the hms bounty who is missing after hurricane sandy forced them to abandon ship.abandon ship. rescuers saved 14 crew members who were stranded in the atlantic ocean about 90 mi. off cape hatteras north carolina. the ship is a replica built for the 1962 film your money on the bounty. it was also featured in the pirates of the caribbean. . >> it is cold and very windy making it hard to stay standing at times. this is going to get worse later this afternoon when waves top 20 ft. and wind gusts top 60 mi. per hour. the biggest and fiercest waves have yet to hit but this morning of the weather show was already a big hit. >> early morning runners got an extra workout. the warning to stay off the lake is going ignored by people scouting places to surf later today. >> i have seen worse. we have seen it like this a couple times. >> i remember going out and 11 ft. waves just for the heck of it one time. you don't want to be out here in any kind of boat really. >> city officials are keep
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